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Winter Sails Discount 2020 – UK Sailmakers Ireland

2nd September 2020
Winter Sails Discount 2020 – UK Sailmakers Ireland

Next Thursday week (September 8th) is the last evening race in the 2020 Dublin Bay Sailing Club season writes Barry Hayes of UK Sailmakers Ireland.

As the summer season draws to a close, it is time to consider what we can do to improve your 2021 season.

Take advantage of the autumn sailing season to assess your sail wardrobe needs and where you can improve.

Bolster your sail wardrobe for maximum performance

New sails make a big difference to your boat's performance both on and off the race track. Getting the right sail for your boat is key to planning your new season on the right foot.

 "Outrajeous" Sovereign's Cup Champion – "Rockabill VI" ISORA Champion – "Mermaid IV" Dun Laoghaire Week Coastal Champion(From left) "Outrajeous" Sovereign's Cup Champion – "Rockabill VI" ISORA Champion (partial inventory) – "Mermaid IV" Dun Laoghaire Week Coastal Champion (partial inventory

And there is no better time to buy than during the autumn period with up to 15% off retail pricing. Make the most of your autumn sailing.

It's also a great time to take advantage of the new VAT rate of 21% on top of your winter discount.

Contact any of us for advice, guidance, and a quote today. See contact details below.

UK Sails Summer

About the Loft

UK Sailmakers Ireland brings modern professional sailmaking to Irish Sailing.​ Formerly known as McWilliam Sailmakers; the company was started 50 years ago to bring the latest technology to Irish sailors - we continue this mission today.

Under new leadership in 2018; our loft is dedicated to fulfilling the needs of all Irish sailors. ​As sailmakers, we do not just design sails for boats. We design and build sails for your boat. Our extensive and versatile product line allows us to produce sails to suit your requirements and expectations.   

​As a core loft within the UK Sailmakers Group, we are uniquely placed to draw from a worldwide pool of knowledge and experience - these ties have been recently strengthened with the return of Barry Hayes and Claire Morgan from Hong Kong. ​Barry held a key role in our primary production facility on Hong Kong Island for the past fifteen years. With their return comes a renewed focus on technology R&D on Irish waters.  

​With a wide variety of sailing conditions and an impressive pool of talent, the Irish cruiser racing fleet is the ideal testbed for new technologies.​ 

​As with all things in sailing; the secrets will be closely guarded - but for the first time in decades Irish sailors will be at the forefront of sail technology development.​

Although much has changed; some constants remain. The same great sail and customer service we have provided in the past will continue, as does our commitment and passion for growing the sport of sailing all over the country. 

Barry Hayes

Contact Information:

UK Sailmakers Ireland

Kilnagary Business Park


County Cork

P43 YR22

Republic of Ireland

Tel: +353 21 4831505

Production: +353 (86) 198 0199


Barry Hayes

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Barry Hayes

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Barry Hayes, Director of UK Sails Ireland, managed the main UK Production facility for UK Sails in Hong Kong until last October and has been a sail designer with UK sails for over 15 years.

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